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Quitman grocery store sells winning ticket worth $250K

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Tweet to the Journal ATLANTA – A Quitman grocery store has sold a winning Mega Millions ticket worth a quarter of a million dollars. Johnson Grocery #0002, 1010 N. Washington St. in Quitman, sold a winning Quik Pik ticket worth $250,000 that matched the first five winning numbers from the Sept. 24 Mega Millions drawing. [...]

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Chambliss Speaks on Abu Anas al-Libi

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Last night, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., spoke on the Senate floor about the Obama administration’s detention policy and the mishandling of the interrogation al-Qaida operative Abu Anas al-Libi. Al-Libi, one of the alleged co-conspirators behind the 1998 bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, was captured [...]

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ASU welcomes leading tenor, alumnus Travis Pratt as Convocation speaker

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Tweet by Pearlie M. owser Leading tenor and Albany State University alumnus Travis Pratt who wowed audiences during a nationally televised network talent competition will join the 2013 Homecoming “Ram Reunion” festivities. Pratt is keynote speaker at the Homecoming Convocation on Friday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. in the HPER Gym located on the campus. [...]

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DBHDD’s Jail Diversion and Trauma Recovery Priority to Veterans Program to host “Unspoken Wounds: Breaking the Silence” Conference

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Tweet ATLANTA-Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) Commissioner Frank Berry will join military veterans and mental health care professionals, educators, and advocates at the agency’s “Unspoken Wounds: Breaking the Silence” Conference, October 20-22, 2013 in Savannah. The conference is sponsored by the DBHDD Jail Diversion and Trauma Recovery Priority to Veterans Program [...]

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Lady Cavs Break Into the Top Five

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Tweet by David T.Mann, Sports Information Director COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Lady Cavaliers moved up to No. 5 in the lated national poll, released by the NJCAA national office today. Darton improved from a No. 8 ranking last week. Georgia Perimeter College previously held the fifth spot, however the Lady Cavs beat them in [...]

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Initial unemployment insurance claims down slightly in Georgia

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that 34,293 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in September, down by 1,210, or 3.4 percent, from August when 35,503 claims were filed. The last time initial claims were below this level was in September 2007, when [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING BUDGET DEAL

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding the recent bipartisan passage of a temporary budget deal (Senate Amendments to H.R. 2775) to avert disaster by re-funding government services until January 15, 2014 and avoiding default by extending the borrowing limit of the United States until February 7, [...]

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